St. John the Compassionate Mission


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Mission Life as a Teenager
by Daniel Tibayan - September 2017

My name is Daniel and I’ve been a part of the parish of St John the Compassionate Mission for about 4 years now. Being the ripe age of 18, I am part of the youth at the Mission. Finding St John’s was one of the most impactful things that have happened to my life thus far. I grew up attending an Anglican church, so there were a lot of changes that I had to go through. Changes like making the sign of the cross, venerating icons and my least favourite of everything, fasting.
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Is God calling you?
To be a Brother or Sister
of Mercy

St. John the Compassionate Mission is in co-operation with local neighbourhood groups and Social Services in Toronto serving anyone in need since 1986. St John the Compassionate Mission is incorporated as a non-profit organization and issues tax receipts. St John's is an Apostolate of the Carpatho-Russian Diocese of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

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If you are interested in volunteering your time with us in our kitchen/cleaning duties, you must first attend a volunteer orientation meeting with the Mission’s Prior, Paul Tadros, at the beginning of your first volunteer shift. When you arrive at St. John's, please introduce yourself to staff, and ask to speak to Paul. For all other volunteer inquiries, please see the contact person below. SCHEDULE

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